Post Tagged with: "washington DC"

Unexpected Startup Hub Emerges

Although D.C. was once dominated by politics, a new sector has taken hold: startups. Yes, it’s true. There are startups in Washington. Lots of them. But before they came to D.C., start-ups evolved on the other coast. Silicon Valley was once widely known as the best place — the only[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Business
Smithsonian Exhibits Suffer From Automatic Budget Cuts

Smithsonian Exhibits Suffer From Automatic Budget Cuts

The Smithsonian Institution will be forced to drastically reorganize its staff and resources when automatic budget cuts go into effect May 1. The Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum system, is currently facing a $41 million reduction, or 5 percent, of its $996 million budget. The sequestration spending cuts aim to[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments News

FBI: Violent Crimes Down, Forcible Rape Up in DC

While the District saw a moderate reduction in 2010 violent crime levels, reports of forcible rape jumped 25 percent, according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report released on Monday. Forcible rapes numbered 187, which is 37 more than the previous year. According to Metropolitan Police Department crime statistics, 10 of[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments City News, News
Cultural Calendar

Cultural Calendar

5.13 — 8.19 // Friday Evening Concert Series // The Yards Park, 3rd and Water Streets SE   5.31 — 6.05 // Ballet Nacional de Cuba // Kennedy Center   5.07 — 6.19 // “Follies,” starring Bernadette Peters // Kennedy Center   4.26 — 6.05 // “Cyrano // Folger Theatre[Read More…]

by June 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

FCC to Text Alerts by 2012

Wireless service providers will be able to send emergency text messages to cell phones during disasters through a new alert system set to launch in the District by the spring of next year. The Personal Localized Alerting Network, established by the Federal Communications Commission in conjunction with several other federal[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments City News, News